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Commissioners Celebrate Groundbreaking of Solar Facility at Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany, Georgia

ATLANTA, April 28, 2016 – (ALBANY) -- Commissioners Lauren "Bubba" McDonald and Doug Everett joined community leaders, elected officials, Department of the Navy (DON) officials, and Georgia Power representatives at the groundbreaking ceremony today for a new solar facility at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany, Georgia

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Commission Approves Southern Company Merger with AGL Resources

ATLANTA, April 14, 2016 – The Georgia Public Service Commission (Commission) today unanimously approved the Southern Company merger with Atlanta-based AGL Resources, Inc. by approving the proposed settlement of the Joint Request by the Petitioners in Dockets 39971 and 9574. All parties in the proceeding supported the settlement. Today's decision settles all issues in the above mentioned dockets and will cancel any further scheduled proceedings.

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Commission Reminds Georgians to Stay Safe by Calling 811 before Digging : April is Safe Digging Month

ATLANTA, April 1, 2016 – The Georgia Public Service Commission reminds all Georgians that April is National Safe Digging Month. The law requires anyone who plans to excavate where underground utilities are located to call 8-1-1 before they dig. The process is simple and can prevent major damage that can endanger and inconvenience our communities and cause economic disruption. Damage from excavation activities to gas and water pipelines, along with sewer systems and buried distribution power lines, remains a leading cause of utility incidents resulting in death or injury

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Commission Applauds U.S. Supreme Court Ruling to Halt Implementation of Clean Power Plan Rule

ATLANTA, February 10, 2016 – Members of the Georgia Public Service Commission (Commission) are applauding Tuesday's U.S. Supreme Court decision that halts the implementation of the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan. The Court ruled 5-4 to stop enforcement of the Plan until legal challenges are resolved.

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Commission Approves Proceeding to Examine Georgia Power Settlement on Plant Vogtle Litigation

ATLANTA, February 2, 2016 – The Georgia Public Service Commission (Commission) today approved by a vote of 4-1 a motion to allow the Commission staff and all interested parties to examine the justification for the Consortium Agreement to settle litigation between the Georgia Power Company (Company) and its contractors on the Nuclear Plant Vogtle Construction project. Commissioner Stan Wise proposed the motion.

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